Livestock Markets

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Dryland farmers increase milk, lower cost through camel & goat dairy farming

Farmers in north sub-Saharan Africa‚Äôs drylands are able to raise milk production with lower inputs by shifting from cattle to camel and goat farming. The report outlined that increasing goat and camel populations by 14 per cent (7.7 million) and 10 per cent (1.2 million), respectively while reducing the dairy cattle population by 24 per …

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Government purchasing 26,710 cattle to freely feed 267,210 households

By George Munene The government-funded livestock destocking program has commenced in 13 drought-hit counties targeting the purchase and slaughter of over 26,710 cattle from herders to feed 267,210 households. This exercise will be conducted over six weeks and hopes to reduce the effects of the ongoing drought and reduce the loss of animal life. The …

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